Juan C. Delgado


Juan C. Delgado is a Partner and a trial attorney at Ford, Walker, Haggerty & Behar.  He has been in practice since 1987 and has tried over 120 cases and over 100 of them were to a jury verdict in Los Angeles County and Orange County.

Since 1998 he has been a member of the Orange County Chapter of the American Board Trial Advocates (“ABOTA”). In 2010 he became an Advocate, which meant he had tried 50 cases to verdict, in ABOTA. In 2014 he was selected as the Orange County Chapter ABOTA Trial Lawyer of the Year.  In 2020 he was invited to join the Executive Committee of the Orange County Chapter of ABOTA as Member–At-Large and in 2021 serves as Membership Chair.

He has presented MCLE presentations on trials for the Association of Southern California Defense Counsel and Orange County Bar Association. He served as part of the defense team in the Orange County ABOTA Chapter’s 2021 Master in Trial that was filmed for MCLE purposes and will be presented over four sessions. In 2021 he was part of the defense team for the mock trial presentation at the CAALA Seminar in Las Vegas.

He currently serves as a Temporary Judge for the Orange County Superior Court and has since 2005.

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1987


  • Graduate of Whittier School of Law, 1987